Posts Tagged ‘memorandum of understanding’

Challenging the divine right of kingmakers

Written By: - Date published: 12:40 pm, September 1st, 2017 - 123 comments

23 days to go. We’re now this close to changing the government, and have a real chance at a truly progressive government with a Labour/Green coalition. For that we need strong Green representation.

Labour Green fiscal framework

Written By: - Date published: 9:16 am, March 24th, 2017 - 97 comments

As widely reported this morning, Labour and the Greens have set out an agreed fiscal framework. Smart politics.

Coalition building – deft politics from Little

Written By: - Date published: 9:45 am, March 3rd, 2017 - 87 comments

Helen Clark wrote the book on MMP coalition government, shoring up alliances on the left and the right. Looks like Andrew Little has read the book. Labour + Green + NZF = government.

Mt Albert – the left and the right

Written By: - Date published: 11:29 am, February 24th, 2017 - 80 comments

All the best to all candidates, and thank you to Julie Anne Genter and Jacinda Ardern for showing us all such a model of cooperation.

Greens stand aside in Ōhāriu

Written By: - Date published: 8:47 am, February 14th, 2017 - 111 comments

Putting aside misgivings for the sake of the greater good is a mark of political maturity which many politicians and commentators could learn from.

A good week for Labour and Greens

Written By: - Date published: 12:27 pm, February 4th, 2017 - 25 comments

Following on from their joint “state of the nation” it’s been a good week for the political left in NZ. Here’s a roundup.

Labour Greens plan joint state of the nation

Written By: - Date published: 1:42 pm, January 17th, 2017 - 36 comments

Good to see the effects of the MOU in action!

Labour Green seat deals – about bloody time

Written By: - Date published: 12:36 pm, November 29th, 2016 - 69 comments

Reports that Labour and the Greens will cooperate in some seats. Watch Patrick Gower’s head explode! But this is no Epsom.

Mt Roskill by election – cooperating parties cooperate shock!

Written By: - Date published: 7:02 am, August 31st, 2016 - 96 comments

If Phil Goff wins the Auckland mayoralty there will be a by-election in Mt Roskill. Building on their MOU, Labour and the Greens may cooperate. Good!

“Our Plan to Change the Government”

Written By: - Date published: 11:07 pm, June 3rd, 2016 - 277 comments

The Green Party conference is on this weekend, with keynote speeches from Andrew Little and James Shaw on changing the government, and a centrepiece environmental campaign launch from Metiria Turei.

Labour Green announcement – working together to change the government

Written By: - Date published: 3:10 pm, May 31st, 2016 - 288 comments

Excellent! A memorandum of understanding – Labour and Greens to work together to change the government.

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